Photo of the Day: Looking at me?

Photo of the Day: Looking at me?

Last weekend we payed a wonderful visit to the Wildpark Lüneburger Heide, a great zoo south of Hamburg. This peacock was at least as curious as us when we were looking through the fence. Photo data: Pentax K20D, 17-50 mm lens at 50 mm, f2.8, 1/1600 second and ISO 250....
Photo of the Day: Exposed

Photo of the Day: Exposed

This white dove was standing out perfectly against the dark foliage in the back of it’s cage in the Zoo in Parque del Este in Caracas, Venezuela. And it seemed to know that… it was posing like a model for my camera and made it extremely easy for me to...
Photo of the Day: Reborn

Photo of the Day: Reborn

The last aurochs died in 1627 in a forest near Warczwa, Poland. The species was the father of almost all modern domestic cattle and lived in the most parts of Eurasia and northern Africa. German biologists, the Heck brothers, tried to create a race that at least looks...
Photo of the Day: Big Eyes

Photo of the Day: Big Eyes

Last week I had the great pleasure to take photos of this little, two months old seal in the zoo of St. Peter-Ording. An author got a sponsorship for it, as it has the name of one seal in his book. When we entered the small „backstage“ area with the pool...